Just months removed from her teenage years, the American is back into the third round of Wimbledon for the third-straight year, armed with a powerful serve, wicked groundstrokes and laid-back mentality that give her the look of a future champion at the All England Club. If that were to happen, it would possibly (and probably) make her the first American not named Williams to win a Grand Slam since Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open in 2003.
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But if she’s on the cusp, when does she get over it? Is it too early to peg a 20-year-old for future greatness, especially one who’s dealt with injuries at a young age? In a sport such as women’s tennis, where players can go from No. 1 to No. 15 (Ana Ivanovic, Caroline Wozniacki) in the blink of an eye, or be…
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